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Pisan cantos

Ezra Pound

Pisan cantos

by Ezra Pound

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

No. 74-84 of the Cantos.

Statement[by] Ezra Pound.
SeriesFaber paper covered editions
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3531.O82 C29 1973b
The Physical Object
Pagination3-132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5117646M
ISBN 100571096360
LC Control Number74190583

  The inspiration for the Pisan Cantos was a visionary encounter on a hillside near Sant’ Ambrogio with a barefoot girl and a group of ghostly companions including the troubadour Sordello’s lover, Cunizza da Romano, who in Pound’s view had transmitted the atmosphere of Provençal lyric, with its basis in Hellenic mysteries and a pagan.   To order Ezra Pound: Posthumous Cantos for £ go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. TopicsAuthor: Patrick Mcguinness.

The Cantos, collection of poems by Ezra Pound, who began writing these more or less philosophical reveries in The first were published in Poetry magazine in ; through the decades, the writing of cantos gradually became Pound’s major poetic occupation, and the last were published in Remaining true to his own sensibility as a classical translator, Fitzgerald considers the “key to much of the verse in the Cantos, and especially to the Pisan Cantos, the hexameter” or the “basic six beat pattern, actually three and three, [which] Pound has modulated ad infinitum, dropping the second half line, echoing it.

Circe’s this craft, the trim-coifed goddess. Thus with stretched sail, we went over sea till day’s end. Swartest night stretched over wretched men there. First mead and then sweet wine, water mixed with white flour. A sheep to Tiresias only, black and a bell-sheep. Till I should hear Tiresias. Unwept, unwrapped in sepulchre, since toils. The Pisan Cantos, In the Book of Isaiah, the prophet speaks of the final days when God shall judge the nations and people, and the worthy who remain “shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks” (The Bible, Isiah ). God is saying the righteous shall know peace, yet Pound paints a far more.


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The Pisan Cantos Poetry by Ezra Pound Edited by Richard Sieburth Ezra Pound’s The Pisan Cantos were written inwhile the poet was being held in an American military detention center near Pisa, Italy, as a result of his pro-Fascist wartime broadcasts to America on Radio Rome.

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Imprisoned for some weeks in a wire cage open to the elements, Pound suffered Brand: New Directions Publishing Corporation. The Companion is a major contribution to the literary evaluation of Pound's great, but often bewildering and abstruse work, The Cantos.

Available in a one-volume paperback edition for the first time, the Companion brings together in conveniently numbered glosses for each canto the most pertinent details from the vast body of work on the Cantos during the last thirty by: Delmore Schwartz said about The Cantos, "They are one of the touchstones of modern poetry."William Carlos Williams said, "[Pound] discloses history by its odor, by the feel of itin the words; fuses it with the words, present and past, to MAKE his them." Since the revised edition, the Italian Cantos LXXII and LXXIII (as well as a fragment concluding/5.

Other articles where The Pisan Cantos is discussed: Bollingen Prize: first award was made for The Pisan Cantos to Ezra Pound, who was then under indictment for treason in World War II for his broadcasts from Italy, which were anti-Semitic and pro-Fascist.

A bitter controversy ensued in the press, and the Library of Congress was requested by a congressional committee. The Cantos by Ezra Pound is an incomplete long poem of sections, each of which is a canto.

Most of it was written between andalthough much of the early work was abandoned and the early cantos, as finally published, date from onwards. It is a book-length work, widely considered to present formidable difficulties to the reader.

The Cantos is generally. READING THE CANTOS I am not the only person in the United States reading The Cantos. I know because the internet tells me so. Another man is blogging The Cantos. He started in —he’s up to LXVII, about fifty more to go.

Elsewhere, The Cantos Project (“peer-reviewed by a board of scholars”), is seemingly the. Book Summary: The title of this book is The Pisan Cantos and it was written by Ezra Pound, Richard Sieburth (Editor).

This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is Unknown and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by New Directions and has a total of pages in the : Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pound, Ezra, Pisan Cantos.

New York, New Directions [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Book award, Catherine Paul, Fascist Directive. Clemson: Clemson UP, Michael Kindellan. The Late Cantos of Ezra Pound. London: Bloomsbury Article award, Orla Polten. To Break the Hexameter: Classical Prosody in Ezra Pound's Early Cantos.

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Imprisoned for some weeks in a wire cage open to the elements, Pound suffered a nervous collapse from the physical and emotional 5/5(1). The Pisan Cantos were published in by New Directions and in the following year were awarded the Bollingen Prize for poetry by the Library of Congress.

The honor came amid violent controversy, for the dark cloud of treason still hung over Pound, incarcerated in St. Elizabeths Hospital for the Criminally Insane/5(). The Cantos is a former featured see the links under Article milestones below for its original nomination page (for older articles, check the nomination archive) and why it was removed.: This article appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page as Today's featured article on April 5.

Delmore Schwartz said about The Cantos: “They are one of the touchstones of modern poetry.” William Carlos Williams said: “Pound discloses history by its odor, by the feel of it––in the words; fuses it with the words, present and past, to MAKE his Cantos.

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